Edtech Coaches & How They’re Evolving

A new report from Digital Promise shows the way many teachers across the United States are trying to get acquainted with online teaching: education technology coaches. Their survey showed that most edtech coaches were used by teachers more as a resource during the 2019-2020 school year closures. Helping teachers adapt their teaching plans and content…

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Creating an Interactive Digital Classroom for Fall

Many urban districts across the United States are committing to a fully-online 2020-2021 school year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Here in Ohio, this represents almost 25% of all students. Another 24% are using a hybrid schedule with remote learning some days and other days in-person. The previous trend toward digital technology becoming ubiquitous in…

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Making Instruction Accessible to Diverse Learners with Technology

Distance learning has made it feel to many teachers like they cannot effectively help their former physically-present students. This is exacerbated by the stress of adapting to an online-only environment and changing their coursework to fit within that context. These changes can prove to be challenging for all students, but especially those who receive significant…

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Maintaining Security in the Age of Digital Media

Schools have been becoming more and more digital in the past several years, with many implementing a 1:1 initiative so that all students have equal access to technology. With these changes to operations, digital security has become of increased importance as the data trails that individuals leave behind expand.  This digital security is also being…

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Distance Learning Resources with Forward Edge

As schools and universities move online due to state-wide lock downs and safety concerns from the corona virus, many schools have had a challenging time adjusting to the new environment. Students have very different interactions with teachers and peers in this situation, and this translates to very different ways that their needs have to be…

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Top Tech this Holiday Season!

2019 has been a year filled with gadgets, gizmos, and applications that are not only fun, but functional in the classroom. The end of the year is just around the corner, so maybe wrap it up with a little gift – Treat your students, friends, or maybe just yourself, to some of the coolest ed…

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